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Harvard Medical Student Sees New-To-Him Rash, Uses VisualDx to Learn

A Harvard medical student uses VisualDx to learn about his patient's condition and write a detailed consult note for his attending.


Doctor Consults VisualDx for Rash Differential, Patient Receives Two Diagnoses

An ED doctor at Indiana University creates a differential for his patient's rash that leads to more than one diagnosis.


Derm Resident Builds VisualDx DDx for Patient's Rash Caused by New Pet

A SAUSHEC dermatology resident encounters a patient with a foot rash and uses VisualDx to build a differential and arrive at the correct diagnosis.


Diagnosing Tinea Corporis

Tinea corporis, also known by the misnomer “ringworm,” is one of many superficial mycotic infections caused by dermatophytes that invade keratinized tissue such as the skin, hair, and nails.


VisualDx Helps Medical Student Narrow Rash Differential, Accurately Diagnose Patient

A Stony Brook University medical student uses VisualDx to narrow a rash differential diagnosis for her patient and arrive at an accurate diagnosis.


Medical Student Uses VisualDx to Learn & Confirm New Diagnosis on Rounds

A Harvard medical student writes about a time he encountered a new diagnosis during rounds. He described the rash to his attending and then confirmed what his attending suspected and educated himself on a new-to-him diagnosis.


Patient's Pruning Condition Diagnosed After VisualDx Consult

A dermatology PA sees a patient with severe pruning. Using VisualDx, she was able to test and treat a condition of which she was not aware.

New DermExpert Brings Quality Care to Patients

Understanding and treating skin conditions can be a challenge for the non-dermatologist. Enter the new DermExpert.

Four Excellent Resources for Diagnosing Rashes

The key to accurately diagnosing skin conditions starts with the correct morphology, but if you didn't do your medical residency in dermatology, identifying a macule versus a papule can be difficult.


Antimicrobial Stewardship: Stemming the Tide of Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is an urgent threat to public health worldwide. A growing number of serious infections have become harder to manage as the antibiotics used to treat them lose their effectiveness. We can provide better care to our patients, improve outcomes, and reduce costs if we correctly identify the diagnosis at the point of care.

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